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Bengal scraps IT township project
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday scrapped the proposed IT township projects involving companies like Infosy and Wipro at Rajarhat near here following allegations that the land had been forcibly and illegally acquired.

Monday, September 07, 2009 7:06:29 PM

AIDS patients may get cheaper transport for treatment
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian Railways have agreed to examine a proposal to provide 75 percent concession to HIV/AIDS patients for their rail journeys for medical treatment while various states have agreed to provide free transport to them for the purpose, the Supreme Court was informed Monday.

Monday, September 07, 2009 7:06:09 PM

Police remand for Himachal official held for graft
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) A senior government official, who was arrested Sunday while accepting a bribe of Rs.4.25 lakh (Rs.425,000) from a contractor, was sent to four days police remand, police said Monday.

Monday, September 07, 2009 7:00:49 PM

Commodity futures do affect spot prices: Unctad
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) In sharp variance to the findings of an expert panel set up by India, a UN agency says futures trading in commodities affects spot prices of physical markets across the world, calling for concerted regulatory action by governments.

Monday, September 07, 2009 7:00:19 PM

India downplays Chinese intrusions, says border peaceful
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Downplaying recent Chinese incursions into the Indian territory of Ladakh, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday said India has 'one of the most peaceful boundaries with China' and added that the issue was being sorted out.

Monday, September 07, 2009 6:59:08 PM

Fake ghee factory busted in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) The crime branch of the Lucknow police Monday busted a fake ghee manufacturing unit in posh Gomtinagar locality and arrested two people, including the owner of the factory, officials said.

Monday, September 07, 2009 6:58:27 PM

Congress to send senior leaders to Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) The Congress central leadership is likely to send senior leaders Pranab Mukherjee, M. Veerappa Moily and Digvijay Singh here Sep 10 as part of its efforts to find a successor to late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who died in a helicopter crash last week.

Monday, September 07, 2009 6:58:07 PM

Commonwealth Games projects will be completed in time: Dikshit
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) All projects related to the Commonwealth Games, to be hosted here next year, will be completed as per the schedule and well before the event, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Monday.

Monday, September 07, 2009 6:57:52 PM

Cops beaten for terming murder as accident
Agra, Sep 7 (IANS) Family members of an Agra businessman Monday beat up two cops after a post-mortem proved their contention that he had been killed. Police, who had earlier termed it a case of accidental death, are now pressing charges against the attackers.

Monday, September 07, 2009 6:57:32 PM

South Koreans at full strength for Asian basketball
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Forward Jung Sun-min will enter her 15th year in Asia senior basketball competitions when she leads defending champions South Korea on to the court at the 23rd Asia Women's Championship to be held here Sep 17-24.

Monday, September 07, 2009 6:46:58 PM

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